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Postdoctoral Programs: Emergency Medicine/Internal Medicine

Osteopathic Medicine in Downers Grove


The combined Internal Medicine/Emergency Medicine residency training program at the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine (CCOM) is approved by the American Osteopathic Association, the American College of Osteopathic Emergency Physicians, and the American College of Osteopathic Internists. Following the OGME-1 year, the training consists of 24 months of training in internal medicine and 24 months of training in emergency medicine. This combined training program is designed to provide osteopathic residents with advanced and concentrated training in emergency medicine and internal medicine and prepares the resident for examination for certification in emergency medicine and internal medicine by the American Osteopathic Association.

Sample Curriculum

Year 1

OGME-1 Required Curriculum

Year 2

1 month General Internal Medicine
1 month Neurology
1 month Cardiology
3 months ER
1 month General Internal Medicine
1 month Gastroenterology
1 month Pulmonary
3 months ER

Year 3

1 month General Internal Medicine
1 month Nephrology
1 month Infectious Disease
3 months ER
1 month General Internal Medicine
1 month Hematology/Oncology
1 month Rheumatology
3 months ER

Year 4

1 month General Internal Medicine
1 month ICU/CCU
1 month Cardiology
3 months ER
1 month Endocrinology
1 month Hematology/Oncology
1 month Elective
3 months ER

Year 5

1 month General Internal Medicine
1 month Gastroenterolgy
1 month Elective
3 months ER
1 month General Internal Medicine
1 month Pulmonary
1 month Nephrology
3 months ER

How to Apply

You may apply to MWU/CCOM's Internal Medicine/Emergency Medicine Residency Program through ERAS. 

Required Documents:

Contacts

Emergency Medicine

Department Chair: Dan Kowalczyk, D.O.
Program Director: Paul Allegretti, D.O.
Clinical Coordinator/Externship: Barbara Jackson, x1007, bjacks@midwestern.edu
Program Assistant: Maureen Cleghorn, x1445, mclegh@midwestern.edu

Internal Medicine

Department Chair: Keith Reich, D.O. 
Program Director: Theresa Matzura, D.O.
Clinical Coordinator/Externship: Regina Gadotti, x1368, rgadot@midwestern.edu
Program Assistant: Laura Boss, x1909, lbossx@midwestern.edu

Related Links

American Osteopathic Association (AOA)

American College of Physicians—American Society of Internal Medicine

Association of Emergency Physicians (AEP)


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